PAME, The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Maritime University (WMU)

..have announced a call for papers for a joint International Conference on Safe and Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic Environment (ShipArc 2015), to be held from 25 to 27 August 2015 at WMU in Malmö, Sweden.

The opening address for the event will be delivered by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu. Themes to be addressed throughout the three-day event include:

  • The Polar Code: Implementation & Compliance AssuranceShipArc-v3
  • Beyond the Polar Code
  • Arctic Governance
  • Sustainable Arctic Business Development
  • Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment
  • Training, Capacity-Building, Science & Research

Papers under all themes will inform and enrich the conference discussions. The abstract submission deadline is 31 May 2015 to